Why is livestock agriculture thought to be more vulnerable to disasters now than in 1900?

Why is livestock agriculture thought to be more vulnerable to disasters now than in 1900?

  • Livestock agriculture is more widely dispersed than ever before.
  • Intensification of U.S. dairy production has manifested itself as lower productivity of individual cows.
  • Livestock agriculture’s reliance on machines and technology has increased the need for evacuation procedures.
  • Intensification and consolidation has resulted in an increased number of animals living in a smaller space.

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